Romanow vows to heed "health literate" Canadians

Wharry, Steven
August 2002
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;8/6/2002, Vol. 167 Issue 3, p294
Academic Journal
journal article
Reports on the results of the Canadian Policy Research Networks public dialogue session to gather public views of the medicare system. Support for universal coverage; Interest in accountability on the part of governments, providers and patients; Concern that health care funds are used only for health care; Negative view of a parallel private health care system.


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